Adjuster:

Genres

Documentary

1982-Present
NOTE: Documentary as sub-genre of Non-Fiction.
Large format (ex. Everest), concert (music, ex. Woodstock, and comedy, ex. Raw) , compilation (ex. That's Entertainment) and reality TV movies (ex. Jackass) omitted. Hybrids (ex. Never Say Never) are included.



Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1074
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 536 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
502 617 The Matador (2008) CityL $6,695 30.7% 1 $6,695 $21,816 10/31/08
503 879 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
504 913 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
505 977 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
506 1009 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
507 861 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $3,077 3.4% 1 $3,077 $89,473 10/22/08
508 56 Morning Light BV $129,295 46.9% 55 $2,351 $275,497 10/17/08
509 541 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
510 859 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
511 153 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
512 928 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
513 14 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
514 434 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
515 975 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
516 452 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
517 415 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
518 625 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
519 108 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
520 207 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
521 445 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
522 471 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
523 876 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
524 125 Man on Wire Magn. $51,392 1.7% 2 $25,696 $2,962,242 7/25/08
525 138 American Teen ParV $45,589 4.8% 5 $9,118 $942,441 7/25/08
526 319 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
527 595 The Order of Myths CGld $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
528 756 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
529 851 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
530 42 Gonzo Magn. $191,942 15.3% 26 $7,382 $1,252,100 7/4/08
531 212 Trumbo Gold. $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
532 283 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
533 499 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $9,220 9.6% 1 $9,220 $95,865 6/25/08
534 459 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $10,337 4.8% 2 $5,169 $216,110 6/13/08
535 945 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
536 1006 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
537 308 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
538 1031 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
539 874 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
540 192 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
541 746 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $4,792 24.3% 1 $4,792 $19,712 5/30/08
542 929 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
543 962 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
544 461 Surfwise Magn. $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
545 612 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
546 619 Bloodline Libre $6,658 10.3% 1 $6,658 $64,698 5/9/08
547 342 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
548 374 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
549 497 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
550 776 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
551 15 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $2,970,848 38.5% 1,052 $2,824 $7,720,487 4/18/08
552 48 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $148,698 38.6% 102 $1,457 $384,955 4/18/08
553 116 The First Saturday in May Truly $54,553 43.9% 20 $2,727 $124,294 4/18/08
554 466 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
555 687 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $5,546 27.7% 1 $5,546 $20,018 4/18/08
556 139 Bra Boys Slow $45,589 29.4% 23 $1,982 $155,056 4/11/08
557 810 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
558 822 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
559 128 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
560 21 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
561 223 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
562 622 Hats Off Abr. $6,570 21.0% 1 $6,570 $31,272 3/28/08
563 217 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
564 817 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
565 925 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
566 641 Sputnik Mania Bal. $6,223 54.4% 1 $6,223 $11,441 3/14/08
567 985 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
568 201 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
569 838 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
570 844 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
571 705 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
572 149 Chicago 10 RAtt. $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
573 918 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
574 1045 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
575 27 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $464,170 76.9% 962 $483 $603,894 2/8/08
576 558 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
577 527 Praying with Lior FRun $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
578 132 Shoot Down Magic $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
579 435 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
580 959 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
581 484 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
582 271 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
583 635 Nanking Think $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
584 919 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
585 1007 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
586 1056 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
587 547 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
588 762 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
589 979 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
590 902 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
591 971 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
592 488 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $9,527 4.8% 1 $9,527 $200,010 11/16/07
593 350 War/Dance Think $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
594 427 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $11,179 59.1% 2 $5,589 $18,918 11/9/07
595 253 Darfur Now WIP $23,217 21.3% 3 $7,739 $109,107 11/2/07
596 275 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
597 780 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
598 133 Mr. Untouchable Magn. $48,280 46.1% 26 $1,856 $104,678 10/26/07
599 413 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
600 455 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 18 titles):
$7,832,93626.4%1,338$5,854$29,639,283-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1074

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Twist of Faith AL 7/1/05
Bears BV 4/18/14
The Final Member Drft. 4/18/14
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15